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Sisvel ties-up Oppo deal after multi-jurisdictional patent dispute settles

Pair bring to an end litigation that spanned three continents and also involved rights owned by Mitsubishi Electric

Sisvel ties-up Oppo deal after multi-jurisdictional patent dispute settles
Biden DoJ antitrust nominee more concerned about patent hold-up than hold-out, record shows
22 Jul 2021

Biden DoJ antitrust nominee more concerned about patent hold-up than hold-out, record shows

Jonathan Kanter has had little to say on IP and competition law, but what he has said seems to reflect current White House thinking

Four common myths about patent pools – and why they are wrong
21 Jul 2021

Four common myths about patent pools – and why they are wrong

The Long Read: Misunderstandings abound when it comes to pools and the markets that they serve. Sullivan & Cromwell’s Garrard R Beeney and Renata B Hesse take a scalpel to some of the most common misconceptions and expose how so-called ‘reforms’ could actually harm implementers

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21 Jul 2021

Has TCL become the latest Ericsson licensing sign-up?

The two companies settled long-running patent litigation in the same week as the Swedish company’s CEO and CFO announced a new, unnamed licensee Read more

19 Jul 2021

Apple's threat to leave UK market over SEP dispute should not be dismissed as a bluff

In FRAND dust-up with Optis, the iPhone maker has raised the stakes and that could end with the British government getting involved Read more

16 Jul 2021

Ericsson sees IP licensing income leap in wake of Samsung deal

Q2 results and overall trading outlook underline the importance of patent royalty revenues for the Swedish company Read more

16 Jul 2021

What Huawei’s VW patent deal means for the IP market

The auto industry could find that taking advantage of Avanci’s collective model while forging a bilateral arrangement with the Chinese giant is a potent combination Read more

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19 Dec 2020

Those who adopt a hold-out strategy in SEP FRAND licensing should face the prospect of a market red card

Football shows how to deal with the long delays in licensing negotiations caused by those doing all they can to avoid paying a fair royalty, argues InterDigital’s Eeva Hakoranta Read more

14 Dec 2020

The last 12 months have been good for patent owners, say global IP leaders

Exclusive Panels Report for IAM focuses on key issues, including: portfolio management, litigation, monetisation, the regulatory environment and strategic priorities Read more

28 Nov 2020

The EU has the chance to seize global patent leadership

Europe has never been in a better position to set rules the rest of the world must follow Read more

7 Nov 2020

A Biden presidency is likely to mean IP evolution, not revolution

With the former vice-president closing in on election victory, we take a look at how his administration might tackle key patent issues Read more

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13 Jul 2021

European Commission sets up final battle between SEP owners and implementers

Mooted legislation designed to “create a fair and balanced licensing framework” will have global ramifications Read more

12 Jul 2021

Biden Administration executive order makes Europe even more important for SEP owners

White House confirms widely expected u-turn on US governmemt approach to FRAND-related issues in a move that will have little domestic impact but could be a big deal internationally Read more

8 Jul 2021

Nokia launches patent litigation against Oppo across Europe and Asia

The two companies have been re-negotiating a 2018 licensing deal covering wireless technologies Read more

7 Jul 2021

The EU wants answers on Chinese SEP patent practice

A request for information filed through the WTO signals high-level interest in how courts in China are handling anti-suit injunctions Read more

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12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

8 Jun 2020

IP Market news highlights

IAM’s biggest spring reads Read more

8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

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